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Long term national visa "D"

- Application for national Visa »D«

Consular tax for procedure for visa "D" is 77 EURO.

Article 19 of Slovenia's Foreigner law requires that foreigner fulfilling legal conditions and with intention to stay in Slovenia for more than 3 months in the next 6 months is issued with long-term national visa »D« valid for 1 year at most. Article 20 of the same law defines that visa »D« is issued to:

1. Close family member of Slovenian citizen/EU citizen that wants to enter the country with intention of reuniting with the family (if the foreigner is citizen of a state needing a visa for entering Schengen area as well as close family member or registered partner or partner of Slovenia's/EU citizen with whom it shares log-term life community – at least 2 years).

Following documentation is needed:

  • filled form for visa “D”;
  • color photography (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area);
  • evidence of marriage (extract from registry) or evidence of extramarital community (statement of both partners that they live together at least 2 years, verified by notary or competent authority in home country and signed by 2 witnesses or document verifying extramarital community in accordance with local law);
  • verified confirmation of impunity not older than 3 months (because of later arrangement for residence permit at administrative unit);
  • evidence of sufficient funds for supporting (funds in height of at least the minimal personal income in Republic of Slovenia), except in case if foreigner executes principle of free movement based on Directive 2004/38/ES (uniting foreigner's family with a citizen of other EU country living in Slovenia);
  • travelling health insurance made for at least 30.000 EUR and valid for the time of validity of the visa.

2. Diplomats and administrative-technical personnel and their family members as defined in article 47 that are arriving to Slovenia to take their posts (longer than 3 months in period of 6 months) as members of diplomatic mission or consulate of foreign country or international organization with seat in Republic of Slovenia or as personal staff of diplomats (baby sitters, cooks, etc.). Personal staff of diplomats, owners of ordinary passports, is issued with visa D, which is a basis for acquiring residence permit at administrative unit (working permit is not needed).

Following documentation is needed:

  • filled form for visa “D”;

  • color photography (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area);

  • diplomatic note of Ministry of Foreign Affairs with data about their posts and eventual family members travelling with diplomats and own diplomatic or official passport.

For personal staff:

  • verified confirmation of impunity;

  • guarantee that diplomats will secure sufficient funds for supporting them and stated length of staff’s term (funds in height of at least the minimal personal income in Republic of Slovenia).

3. Members of courses, studies or other similar forms of education (such as language courses, summer schools) in length of at least 3 months and 1 year at most – for courses shorter than 3 months, visa D is not issued.

Following documentation is needed:

  • filled form for visa “D”;

  • color photography (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area);

  • evidence of enrolment;

  • evidence of payment for the course;

  • evidence of eventual scholarship or evidence of sufficient means of subsistence (funds in the amount of at least the minimal personal income in Republic of Slovenia);

  • travelling health insurance made for at least 30.000 EUR and valid for the time of validity of the visa;

  • copy of Russian internal passport;

  • proof of accommodation for the entire duration of a course (this does not apply to students planning to participate in student exchange programmes at Slovenian universities).

4. Economists and businessmen with interest for economical cooperation with Republic of Slovenia demonstrated with opinion of Ministry for Economy.

Following documentation is needed:

  • filled form for visa “D”;

  • color photography (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area);

  • written opinion of Ministry for Economy;

  • evidence of employment and status of foreigner in foreign company;

  • evidence of sufficient funds for supporting (funds in height of at least the minimal personal income in Republic of Slovenia);

  • travelling health insurance made for at least 30.000 EUR and valid for the time of validity of the visa.

5. Foreign students and employees in higher education with interest for cooperation with Republic of Slovenia in the field of higher education and science demonstrated with opinion of competent ministry.

Following documentation is needed:

  • filled form for visa “D”;

  • color photography (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area);

  • written opinion of Ministry of Higher Education;

  • evidence of registration of the applicant in ministry records;

  • evidence of eventual scholarship of RS or evidence of sufficient funds for supporting (funds in height of at least the minimal personal income in Republic of Slovenia);

  • verified confirmation of impunity not older than 3 months (because of later arrangement for residence permit at administrative unit);
  • travelling health insurance made for at least 30.000 EUR and valid for the time of validity of the visa.

6. Sport trainers, professional athletes or private sport workmen, that intend to sign employment contract or cooperation contract with club or sport organization with seat in Republic of Slovenia.

Following documentation is needed:

  • filled form for visa “D”;

  • color photography (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area);

  • evidence from club/sport organization in RS that will employ athlete/trainer (register of sportsmen)

  • evidence of status of professional athlete or sport trainer from competent sport organization in home country

  • verified confirmation of impunity not older than 3 months (because of later arrangement for residence permit at administrative unit);

  • evidence of sufficient funds for supporting (funds in height of at least the minimal personal income in Republic of Slovenia);

  • travelling health insurance made for at least 30.000 EUR and valid for the time of validity of the visa.

7. Reporters of foreign media or foreign correspondents.

Following documentation is needed:

  • filled form for visa “D”;

  • color photography (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area);

  • written attestation from media house of assignment in Slovenia;

  • valid press card;

  • verified confirmation of impunity not older than 3 months (because of later arrangement for residence permit at administrative unit);

  • evidence of sufficient funds for supporting (funds in height of at least the minimal personal income in Republic of Slovenia);

  • travelling health insurance made for at least 30.000 EUR and valid for the time of validity of the visa.

8. Priests and other persons practicing clerical profession as members of registered religious community and foreigners, organizing or leading charitable and humanitarian activities as part of acknowledged humanitarian organization or registered religious community.

Following documentation is needed:

  • filled form for visa “D”;

  • color photography (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area);

  • written attestation from religious institution/humanitarian organization from home country of assignment in Slovenia (stating date of arrival and length of stay in RS);

  • written attestation of competent religious institution/humanitarian organization in RS stating time of arrival, length of stay and type of activity in RS;

  • verified confirmation of impunity not older than 3 months (because of later arrangement for residence permit at administrative unit);

  • evidence of sufficient funds for supporting (funds in height of at least the minimal personal income in Republic of Slovenia);

  • travelling health insurance made for at least 30.000 EUR and valid for the time of validity of the visa.

Issued long-term national visa “D” is personally handed to foreigner.